Got the opportunity to shoot Ilford Delta 100 film on a recent cabin trip to Asheville, North Carolina. I like it's fine grain and the smooth blacks it produces! Here are my two favorite frames. Most of frames got lost due to the mistake I was making during film development. Fortunately, I've figured that issue… Continue reading Loving the fine grain & blacks of Ilford Delta 100
USER ERROR! Seriously, if you are getting poorly developed negs, its most likely not a camera shutter issue, not the developer, it's not the fixer, its most likely YOU doing some step wrong. Check every single step of the film development process. For me, it was missing one step involved from extracting the film from… Continue reading Finally, I know the fix to my poorly developed negs!
I had shot a roll of Lady Grey (Lomography) on my Nikon F4 while cycling in and around my home - plenty of stuff here that catches my attention - old farms, new farms, road signs with creepers growing on them and other such stuff. Development times mentioned in the Lomography website for a 1:3… Continue reading Development disaster: Lady Grey roll + Kodak Xtol
Have been hard pressed for time lately. Was able to get some time to appreciate a truly gorgeous wildflower field near my house in Apex, North Carolina. Took my Nikon F4 loaded with a Kodak Ektar 100 film. Showcasing the best image of the shot roll.
Developed my first color film using C-41 process. This is one of the pictures I liked from the 36 exposures of Kodak Gold 200. I gave it the title - "The Road to Unknown" - appropriate for my journey into film photography. The film was a 200 ISO film but I had set my camera… Continue reading First 35mm color film developed